1. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.25: Northwestern at Indiana

    Northwestern (14-11, 5-9) at Indiana (6-20, 1-13) Line: Northwestern -4.5 Northwestern got thumped by Minnesota 72-45 on Sunday. The Wildcats shot a cool 30.4 percent from the field and were out-rebounded 18 to 36 by the Gophers...

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  2. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.25: Bradley at Evansville

    Bradley (16-12, 9-7 MVC) at Evansville (16-11, 9-7 MVC) Line: Evansville -2.5 Bradley defeated Loyola Chicago in the “Bracket Buster” series last Saturday 86-75. The key to the victory came from the free throw line...

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  3. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.25: Southern Illinois at Drake

    Southern Illinois (11-17, 6-10) at Drake (17-12, 7-9) Line: Drake -6.5 Southern Illinois fell to Illinois-Chicago 67-74 on Saturday. The Salukis have now lost 4 in a row and 6 out of their last 7...

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  4. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 24: Penn State at Ohio State

    Penn State (19-8, 8-6) at Ohio State (17-8, 7-7) Line: Ohio State -6 Penn State pulled out a win against Illinois, 38-33 last Wednesday, in a game most said was unlike any they had ever seen...

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  5. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.24: Northern Iowa at Illinois State

    Northern Iowa (18-10, 12-4) at Illinois State (22-6, 11-5) Line: Illinois State -6 Northern Iowa fell to Siena 75-81 on Saturday in a “Bracket Buster” match-up that wasn’t nearly as close as the score indicates...

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  6. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 24: Creighton at Missouri State

    Creighton (23-6, 12-4) at Missouri State (11-17, 3-13) Line: Creighton -6 Creighton got its eighth straight win on Saturday, 76-63 against George Mason in a “Bracket Buster” showdown...

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  7. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 24: Indiana State at Wichita State

    Indiana State (9-19, 6-10) at Wichita State (14-14, 7-9) Line: Wichita State -8 Indiana State’s recent surge was not derailed by a trip outside of the Missouri Valley Conference...

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  8. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.22: Wisconsin at Michigan State

    Wisconsin (17-9, 8-6) at #6 Michigan State (20-5, 10-3) Line: Michigan State -8.5 Wisconsin’s winning streak hit 5 with a 68-51 victory at Indiana on Thursday. The Badgers led by just one at the half, but pulled away coming out of the locker-room..

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  9. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 22: No. 18 Illinois at Ohio State

    No. 18 Illinois (21-6, 9-5) at Ohio State (17-7, 7-6) Line: Ohio State -2.5 Anyone who watched the Illinois Penn State game on Wednesday night won’t soon forget it. Penn State pulled out a 38-33 victory in Assembly Hall...

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  10. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.22: Michigan at Iowa

    Michigan (17-10, 7-7) at Iowa (13-13, 3-10) Line: Iowa -1 Michigan won their second game in a row on Wednesday 74-62 against Minnesota. The Wolverines came out quick and built a 15 point lead by halftime...

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  11. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.22: Northwestern at Minnesota

    Northwestern (14-10, 5-8) at Minnesota (19-7, 7-7) Line: Minnesota -6 Northwestern defeated Ohio State 72-69 on Wednesday to halt a three game losing streak...

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  12. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.21: Indiana at Purdue

    Indiana (6-19, 1-12) at Purdue (20-6, 9-4) Line: Purdue -21 Indiana fell 68-51 to Wisconsin Thursday to run their losing streak to four games. The Hoosiers have won just once in their last 16 games, a streak going back to early December...

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  13. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 21: Miami (OH) at Evansville

    Miami (OH) (15-9, 8-4) at Evansville (15-11, 7-9) Line: Evansville -1.5 Miami fell to Akron on Wednesday, 53-44, but remains just one game back in the Mid-America Conference East standings...

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  14. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 21: George Mason at Creighton

    George Mason (18-8, 11-5) at Creighton (22-6, 12-4) Line: Creighton -8 George Mason squeezed by Drexel on Wednesday, 49-48, to remain just a game behind Virginia Commonwealth in the Colonial Athletic Conference standings...

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  15. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 21: Northern Iowa at Siena

    Northern Iowa (18-9, 12-4) at Siena (21-6, 15-1) Line: Siena -6 Things have completely fallen apart for Northern Iowa...

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  16. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 21: Southern Illinois at Illinois Chicago

    Southern Illinois (11-16, 6-10) Illinois-Chicago (13-14, 6-11) Line: Illinois-Chicago -6 Southern Illinois has sunk to the bottom three in the Missouri Valley Conference standings following their 72-78 home loss to Indiana Stateon Wednesday...

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  17. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 21: Cleveland State at Wichita State

    Cleveland State (20-8, 11-5) at Wichita State (13-14, 7-9) Line: Pick Cleveland State got by Youngstown State, 58-54, on Wednesday to maintain its third-place standing in the Horizon...

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  18. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 21: Missouri State at Tennessee-Martin

    Missouri State (10-17, 3-13 at Tennessee-Martin (19-6, 12-3) Line: Tennessee-Martin -8 No surprises, as Missouri State lost to Bradley, 71-60, on Tuesday. The loss was the Bears' fourth in a row and seventh out of their last eight games...

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  19. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 21: Austin Peay at Drake

    Austin Peay (15-11, 11-5) at Drake (16-12, 7-9) Line: Drake -5.5 Austin Peay got by Jacksonville State, 72-60, on Tuesday to remain just one game back in the Ohio Valley standings...

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  20. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.21: Bradley at Loyola Chicago

    Bradley (15-12, 9-7) at Loyola-Chicago (13-14, 6-11) Line: Bradley -2 Bradley won their second game in a row with a 71-60 win over last place Missouri State on Tuesday...

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  21. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.21: Toledo at Indiana State

    Toledo (5-21, 3-9) at Indiana State (8-19, 6-10) Line: Indiana State -11 Toledo stopped a 7 game losing skid with a 71-67 victory over Ball State on Wednesday. Tyrone Kent paced the Rockets with 26 points including 10 from the free throw line...

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  22. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 20: Illinois State at Niagara

    Illinois State (22-5, 11-5) at Niagara (21-7, 12-4) Line: Niagara -2.5 Illinois State moved within one game of the Missouri Valley Conference lead with a 74-59 victory over Wichita State on Wednesday...

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  23. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.19: Wisconsin at Indiana

    Wisconsin (16-9, 7-6) at Indiana (6-18, 1-11) Line: Wisconsin -10 Wisconsin beat Ohio State 55-50 on Saturday to join the Buckeyes and two other teams with seven wins in the Big Ten Conference...

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  24. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.19: Minnesota at Michigan

    Minnesota (19-6, 7-6) at Michigan (16-10, 6-7) Line: Michigan -3.5 A 68-63 loss to Penn State on Saturday places Minnesota on the bubble for the NCAA tourney...

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  25. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 18: Penn State at Illinois

    Penn State (18-8, 7-6) at Illinois (21-5, 9-4) Line: Illinois -10 Penn State halted a three-game losing streak with a 68-63 victory at home against Minnesota...

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